Test Lab: In-Vehicle Testing Setup

Freedman Seating Test Lab’s (FSTL) best practices for in-vehicle testing setup. Following these best practices will decrease testing time, decrease costs in testing, increase validity of tests, and insure a smooth experience.

Tonce Jackson-Ayanleye 2018 JARC Evening of Opportunities

Tonce shares her experience learning to weld with the Jane Addams Resource Corporation and ultimately landing a job with Freedman Seating!

Show on the Go 2018 Van Tour

Take a look inside our Ford Transit 350, with Freedman passenger seats and other industry leading products and features.

Co-workers Featured on ABC Chicago’s Windy City Live

Two Freedman Seating co-workers were featured on Windy City Live where they shared their inspiring weight loss journey. Muriel and Constance met at our in-house gym, managed by Trodo, and have bonded together to lose an amazing 180 pounds over a year-and-a-half! 

Wells Fargo Stories

How a seating manufacturer is getting its employees off their butts. Thanks to a $10 million facility expansion, Freedman Seating not only has the space it needs to continue to grow, it also has a workout facility that’s providing employees a way to get into shape and get to know each other better. Read the […]

Positively Chicago: Women Who Weld

CBS Chicago — Valerie Galvin bounced from job to job to job until she took up welding. Then the sparks flew. “The better I got at it, the more I wanted to do it,” she tells CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez. It’s all thanks to a program at the Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC) that directs […]

A pathway to a better life.

Manufacturing Connect is a career pathways program operated by Manufacturing Renaissance. Manufacturing Connect serves youth and young adults through its Young Manufacturers Association initiative. Check out this video with Torres sharing his story about the program.

1000 Jobs for Chicago Manufacturing

Placing people on the path to a career in advanced manufacturing. A joint project between the 1000 Jobs Campaign and World Business Chicago.

Eleganza Collection by FMS Seating

Bring the look and feel of first class to your executive shuttle with the Eleganza line of seats by Freedman Mobility Seating (FMS Seating). This new collection includes the Bellagio, Napoli, and Trieste seats with a variety of patterns and options to choose from, including 3PT seat belts.

Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC)

The Jane Addams Resource Corporation promotes strong communities, businesses and households to ensure that people who work do not live in poverty. We are proud to have JARC graduates like Lonnie Montgomery (featured) on our team.

Adding Grab Rails to a GO Seat

This video shows how to add top grab rails to a GO seat in the field.

Adding Armrests to a GO Seat

This video shows how to add both the Viper armrest and the GO armrest to a GO seat in the field.

Adding 3PT Belts to the GO Seat

This video shows how to add 3pt shoulder belts to a GO seat already in the field.

Adding Utility Pockets, Map Pockets, and Cup Holders to the GO Seat

This video shows how to add backrest options to GO seats already in the field.  You will learn how to install the utility pocket, map pocket, and cup holder options.  

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